Joss Whedon Serenity On DVD – Finally


.From the mind of Joss Whedon, creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer & Angel comes the unique vision of the future, Serenity. This smart, action-packed adventure takes you on an edge-of-your-seat journey loaded with explosive battles, gripping special effects and fantastic new worlds! Serenity, a phenomenon hailed by critics as original and superb is available to own and rent on DVD and UMD from 27th February 2006, courtesy of Universal Pictures.

This mesmerising look into the breathtakingly original universe includes ? filmmaker? journey? exclusive extra content not available on the US DVD, which looks at Joss Whedon? journey from script to screen. The DVD also includes, deleted scenes; ?e-lighting the Firefly?- the story of a cancelled TV series becoming a major film and outtakes.

Set 500 years in the future, The Alliance, an oppressive Parliament controls human civilisation. They are willing to engage in any atrocity for the sake of a debatable greater good including scientific testing of a teenage girl, River (Summer Glau). Saved by her brother Simon (Sean Maher) the two fugitives hide onboard rebel transport ship Serenity.

Captained by Malcolm ?al?Reynolds (Nathan Reynolds, Dracula 2000, Saving Private Ryan), Serenity takes on any job that will pay, even if it? not exactly legal. His loyal crew includes his second in command and trusted ally, Zo?Gina Torres, The Matrix Revolutions, The Matrix Reloaded), her husband, the pilot, Wash (Alan Tudyk, Ice Age, 28 Days Later), mechanic Kaylee (Jewel Staite) and the muscle, Jayne (Adam Baldwin).

During a robbery with the crew, at which time Reavers (humans who have gone crazy and turned into cannibals) attack, the true extents of River? powers are shown. Unbeknownst to the crew of Serenity, they having been hiding the psychic super-weapon of the Alliance, River, who has stumbled upon a secret no one is supposed to know, ?iranda? The alliance will stop at nothing to see her returned and for the secret to be hidden again forever. Serenity is available to own and rent on DVD & UMD from 27th February 2006, courtesy of Universal Pictures UK. Cert 15

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